Legal Affairs Training Sessions

The Office of Legal Affairs is now offering monthly open training sessions to UNC Charlotte staff and faculty on a variety of legal topics.  Please RSVP to Melanie White if you plan to attend (an RSVP is helpful but not required). 

Upcoming sessions:​

  • Secondary Employment, Outside Commitments, and Employee Liability Protections - Applicable Policies and Best Practices You Should Consider
    For any employee who has another job outside the university, who owns or operates his/her own company, who consults regularly, or who participates on outside boards, this session will address the questions and concerns that might be circulating around those activities.  Join Jeff Jensen, Senior Associate General Counsel, as he explains the university policies that govern these relationships as well as what employee protections might come into play with university-related work.
    • Thursday, September 14, from 9-10:15 am
    • Cone 113
    • Presented by Jeff Jensen, Senior Associate General Counsel
    • Please RSVP to Amanda Simpson if you plan to attend (an RSVP is helpful but not required).  If you have suggestions for future topics, please also send those to Amanda.  
  • Who Ya Gonna Call?  Essential Speed-Dials for All Your University Problems
    • mid-November, date/time/place TBD
    • Presented by Samantha Sears, Deputy General Counsel

If you have feedback about these sessions or ideas for future session topics, please send us a message!


And don't forget to check out additional sessions offered by our office through the Human Resources Professional Development catalog (please register through the Human Resources webpage if you’re interested in one of the following sessions):

  • Ethics in the Workplace
    • Wednesday, October 11 from 2-4 pm   
    • Colvard North 5092
    • Presented by Susan Burgess, Director of University Compliance
  • Fair Labor Standards Act for Employees
    • Tuesday, October 17 from 8:30 am- 12 pm   
    • Colvard North 5092
    • Co-presented by Jeff Jensen, Senior Associate General Counsel
  • Fair Labor Standards Act for Supervisors and Managers
    • Tuesday, October 24 from 9-12 am  
    • Colvard North 5092
    • Co-presented by Jeff Jensen, Senior Associate General Counsel